Daniel Thomas Moran
Biography of Daniel Thomas Moran
DANIEL THOMAS MORAN
Poet Laureate Suffolk County, New York
Daniel Thomas Moran is the author of six volumes of poetry, the most recent of which, A Shed for Wood, was published by Salmon Poetry in Ireland in 2014. His prior collection, Looking for the Uncertain Past, was published by Poetry Salzburg at The University of Salzburg in 2006. He has read widely throughout New York City and Long Island and has done readings in Ireland, Italy and Austria. He has had some 125 poems published in such prestigious journals as Confrontation, Nassau Review, Oxford, National Forum, Commonweal, Parnassus, Sulfur River, Pedestal, Rattapallax, LUNGFULL, Poetry Salzburg Review, Iconoclast, The Journal of The American Medical Association, The Art Times, Opium and The Norton Critical Anthology on Darwin. From 1997-2005 he served as Vice-President of The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association in West Hills, New York where he instituted The Long Island School of Poetry Reading Series and has been Literary Correspondent to Long Island Public Radio where he hosted The Long Island Radio Magazine. His work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize on five occasions. He is a participating writer to The Passwords Project, an international collaboration between visual artists and writers based in Graz, Austria. In 2005 he was appointed Poet Laureate by The Legislature of Suffolk County, New York. He has been listed in Who's Who in America, The International Who's Who, and The International Who's Who in Poetry. He is Editor of The Light of City and Sea, An Anthology of Suffolk County Poetry 2006 (Street Press) . His collected papers are presently being archived by his alma mater, Stony Brook University where he is a member of The Dean's Council. He is the proud father of Lindsay, Ashley and Gregory. He was a practicing Doctor of Dentistry on Shelter Island in New York for 22 years and a Clinical Assistant Professor at Boston University's School of Dental Medicine for 4 years.He and his wife Karen live in Webster, New Hampshire.
Daniel Thomas Moran's Works:
Dancing for Victoria
Gone to Innisfree
Sheltered by Islands
In Praise of August
From HiLo to Willow Pond
Looking for The Uncertain Past
A Shed for Wood (Salmon Poetry 2014)
The Light of City and Sea, An Anthology of Suffolk County Poetry (Editor)
The Book of Moran
Daniel Thomas Moran Poems
Come now, September, faithful friend, On whose pure, light air do I depend.
Thinking About The Death Of John Updike
Out there in the world, Some brittle oak leaves Have survived the worst of it. They cling, like the rest of us,
The Kingdom Of India
The Kingdom of India India is the kingdom of a billion tiny efforts.
My Russian Bride
My Russian Bride This morning, once again, I am awake to find that
To Debbie After I Had Already Eaten The ...
Last night, over a pizza, I told you how, last week I had eaten a marinated baby octopus or two
At Hard Labor
I suppose I am grateful that writing a poem is not like mining sulfur
It's Like Omg
My children use their thumbs to converse with invisible people.
Arrhythmias for the good people at Concord Hospital- 5 Aug 12 It would be easy
Traveling Sometimes I take the
To The Generals
You must take. It is your nature. You must
Someday We Will All Have A Blimp
Someday, We will all have a blimp, With our names
Recalling Pipestone, Minnesota, She Said...
That's what it looked like where I was born. Two dimensions.
Hilde Of Vienna
Hilde of Vienna Hilde sits in the train station, in a glass box built for waiting.
The Last Time We All Saw Nannie In Gerri...
Great Grandmother’s house sat at the foot of a pier. Her front yard was a bulkhead.
When Nothing Happens
I have stared out
through this window before.
the sums of such things?
I was there this morning,
a fresh mug of coffee
sending the aroma of waking